Cherokee is located close to the center of Oklahoma. Cherokee is part of Alfalfa County. Cherokee has 1.47 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Cherokee population is 1,557, which has shrunk 4.48% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 10.67% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Cherokee median household income is $45,691 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 57.50% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 38.43% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Cherokee median house value is $61,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 99.68% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 62.66% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Cherokee is close to the state average in quality. The Cherokee area code is 580.